FRONTWith larger needles and A, cast on 41 sts. Work 4 rows in Seed st.
Next Row Work 5 sts in Seed st, place marker, work to last 5 sts, place marker, work last 5 sts in Seed st.
Continue working first and last 5 sts in Seed st, and work Flower Chart over the center 31 sts. When Flower Chart is complete, work 5 rows in Seed st over 41 sts. Bind off.
With larger needles and A, cast on 37 sts. Work in Seed st, changing colors as follows: 6 rows A, 4 rows D, 4 rows B, 4 rows C, 4 rows B, 6 rows A, 4 rows B, 4 rows A, 4 rows B, 4 rows C, 4 rows B, 4 rows D, 6 rows A. Bind off.
With larger needles and B, cast on 10 sts, bind off 9 sts, *cast on 9 sts, bind off 9 sts, repeat from * 3 times, end last repeat bind off 10 sts.
With double-pointed needles and A, cast on 4 sts. *Slide sts to other end of needle and, pulling yarn across back of work, k 4. (Do not turn work.) Repeat from * until Cord measures 41" [104 cm]. Bind off.
Sew Flower Appliqué around flower center. Following chart, sew light blue rocailles and light blue bugle beads to define petals. Sew gold rocailles randomly to flower center. Following photograph, sew green bugle beads to leaves to make veins.
Sew side and bottom seams. Sew Cord ends together to form a loop. Centering Cord seam at center bottom of Bag, sew Cord around side and bottom seams, leaving excess at top for handle. Sew 7 flower sequins along top edge of Appliqué . Sew 5 flower sequins evenly spaced along each side of Bag.
Cut 2 pieces of buckram 9" x 8" [23 x 20.5 cm]. Cut 2 pieces of lining fabric 9" x 9" [23 x 23 cm]. With right sides of fabric together and buckram on the outside, sew side and bottom seams. Fold top 1" [2.5 cm] of lining fabric over and tack down. Sew to inside of Bag.